Cookie Lady's Spice Drop Cookies

Cookie Lady's Spice Drop Cookies Recipe

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Susan Pagano


My Grandmother made the best cookies ever and earned the nickname "The Cookie Lady" where she lived. This recipe is absolutely our family favorite. Grandma's directions tend to be sketchy but, after many attempts, my Mom was finally able to make these have the texture and taste of her Mother's. Be prepared to make several batches as these move quickly and the recipe doesn't make nearly enough. I tend to make 4 batches at a time.


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15 Min
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  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated ugar
  • 1
  • 3/4 c
    sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 pinch
  • 1/2 c
    spice drops cut into small pieces (use scissors)

How to Make Cookie Lady's Spice Drop Cookies


  1. Pre-heat oven 10 350%
  2. Line a baking pan with foil (Reynold's Release works best).
  3. Drop by teaspoon onto lined pan.
  4. Before baking, dip finger in water to flatten cookies. This will make them crispy.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  6. Store in a tin as the cookies will stay crisp longer (that is if you have any left).

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About Cookie Lady's Spice Drop Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: English

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